When you sign up to ride the Bloomin' Metric® you get more than just a bike tour. You will be getting valuable information and services in addition to the ride. For your peace of mind, it would be important that your bike is in good working order in advance of the Bloomin' Metric®. By registering, you will be able to get a free inspection for your bike at a participating bike shop, which we encourage cyclists take advantage of.
In additional to that, you will be getting a January to June free membership to Sound Cyclists Bicycle Club, where you can take advantage of various early-season rides and clinics all listed below.
In-Shop Bike Inspection
Support Your Local Bike Shop
There is no substitute for their expertise – from selecting and fitting your bicycle to accessories and clothing. Plus bike maintenance.
Have Your Bike Inspected
Participating bike shops provide free in-shop bike inspections to Bloomin' registrants.
Get your bike ready!
Get your bike ready!
Use Your 10% Discount
Most participating bike shops provide a 10% discount on accessories. See store for details. Get yourself ready!
The bike shops appearing in the listing are from 2019. We will be updating this list as information becomes available. You might want to check these shops to see if they plan to participate in 2020.
SCBC Rides, Events and Seminars – through June
All are open to Bloomin' Metric® registrants. Schedule subject to change. Many additional rides and specific details in the SCBC Ride and Event Schedule. Accessible after you register
Below is an overview of what SCBC offers during your membership period.
Once you receive your 6-month membership as a Bloomin' Metric® registrant, you'll be able to access the Sound Cyclists Bicycle Club schedule, where you will see listed approximately 20 to 40 rides each week, most paces and ride levels.
President's New Member Rides
Long Island Winery Ride
Spring Riding Kick-Off Dinner
Defensive Bike Skill Training Clinic
Westport-Weston YMCA: Getting Started in Cycling
(for New/Less Experienced Cyclists)
Group Riding Clinics
APRIL & MAY
On the Road tutorials - less experienced riders
Standing Group Rides
Monday Recovery Ride
Danny's Cycles (Stamford)
Coleytown Pequot Ride
Waveny Park (New Canaan)
Longshore Park (Westport)
Taste of New Canaan
New Canaan Bicycles
Dave's Cycle Shop (Greenwich)
Coastal Cruiser Coleytown
Friday Evening Ride
Wilton Outdoor Ride
Outdoor Sports Center